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Blazer bats keep coming

by Chris Webb The bats continue to boom for a streaking Blazers squad. The Blazers enter the weekend with their bats blistering and have been destroying everything thrown their way early in the season. No. 23 Valdosta State (11-3, 6-2 in GSC) look to keep the bats rolling when they welcome North Alabama (9-3, 3-2 in GSC) into Billy Grant ...

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Lady Blazers say goodbye to seniors and season

Lady Blazers say goodbye to seniors and season VSU Lady Blazer basketball make it to the Gulf South Conference tournament but burn out after the quarter finals with a 60-50 loss. VSU took on rival Lady Statesmen of Delta State at Walter Sillers Coliseum in Cleveland, Mississippi. The loss closes out a 14-15 season for VSU and brings them to ...

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Steven Nelson: Nelson Strives to go pro add something

by Zenobia Harris “Set your goals high, and don’t stop til you get there,” these are the famous words of retired baseball and football player, Bo Jackson, and what seems to be the mode of operation for Oregon State cornerback, Steven Nelson. After years of hard work and dedication to football, his dreams of becoming a pro athlete may come ...

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Ending on a high note: Blazers look to future after rough season ends

by Shane Thomas Better late than never, but never late is better. That was the will and testament for the VSU men’s basketball team last Saturday night. A team on a nine-game losing streak lifted itself from the canvas once more to provide a most memorable finale. The Blazers drilled a school-record 21 three-pointers in a 114-95 win over the ...

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Men’s basketball bids adieu to seniors

by Shane Thomas The VSU Blazers (9-16, 4-15 Gulf South Conference) look to play spoiler when the West Alabama Tigers (18-9, 13-6 Gulf South Conference) visit The Complex tonight at 8. With their loss to Christian Brothers over the weekend, the Blazers have lost seven straight games but could have found a silver lining in the process. The Blazers trailed ...

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Lady Blazers secure big win

by Niamani Hollis The Lady Blazers were red hot this Saturday as they were able to secure the big win over GSC rival West Georgia 70-54. Things seemed to go back and forth for a while, but VSU’s guard, April Thomas, was able to give the Lady Blazers the push needed for the team to lead going into the half ...

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Blazer Tennis Hopes to Stay Hot

by Stuart Price VSU Tennis has dominated the courts so far this season and they hope their winning streak continues tomorrow. Blazer Tennis has fared well in the last two matches, defeating both Rollins College and Florida Tech, both nationally ranked teams. The Lady Blazers tennis team is currently ranked #1 in the Gulf South Conference, while men’s tennis trails ...

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‘We train, We win’ pays off

by Allison Thorpe The Valdosta State Men’s Rugby Club continues to be the buzz this side of the state. The club that made it all the way to Nationals 7’s last year is hoping for a repeat come May. But taking each match one day at a time is their focus; just as it was a few Saturdays ago against ...

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Albritton aims to build on success

by Lia Armistead Through the cold months of December and January, the VSU women’s softball team practiced almost every day in preparation for the upcoming season that begins every February. One senior has really stood out to those in the VSU softball community. Courtney Albritton is a senior utility player for the Lady Blazers, meaning she is capable of playing ...

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Wolves’ big run bites Blazers late; Blazers drop ninth straight

by Shane Thomas Another heated matchup between cross-state rivals did not disappoint as West Georgia (19-7, 14-7 Gulf South Conference) slid past the Valdosta State Blazers (9-18, 4-17 Gulf South Conference) 85-83 Saturday night. GSC leading scorer Deonta Stocks scored 15 of his game-high 25 points in the second half to pace the Wolves. Stocks’ two free throws iced the ...

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